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Unformatted text preview: thing. Why did we bother to spend time together thinking about and discussing the term? EXAMPLE: labrys : Name for a double-bladed axe. One of the religious symbols of the Minoans. It is possibly associated with male authority (the divine male consort or male political authority). The term labyrinth, the home of the minotaur at Knossos, means place of the double-bladed axe. The word is not Greek in origin; the fact that the Greeks borrowed it suggests links between the Minoans and the Mycenaeans. If you are able to identify all of these terms you should be in good shape for whatever kind of short answer questions you encounter on the Quiz. If you have questions, contact me, or Miriam, or Taylor. Please do so in person (check office hours on the Syllabus). We get cranky when flooded with email. The Quiz will be the first thing you do in class on Thursday. Be there on time!...
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- Spring '08